[Samba] Big problems with 3.0.24-6etch6 Debian packages

Marcus Sobchak <lists at localguru.de> lists at localguru.de
Tue Nov 27 15:39:05 GMT 2007

Am Dienstag, den 27.11.2007, 09:58 +0100 schrieb Marco De Vitis:
> Hi,
> I'm using Samba as a PDC with roaming profiles on a Debian Etch machine, 
> the clients are Windows XP/2000 machines.
> I just installed security upgrades with aptitude, and this upgraded all 
> samba 3.0.24-6etch4 packages to 3.0.24-6etch6 (except for samba-doc 
> which was upgraded to 3.0.24-6etch7).
> Immediately after the upgrade, my users could not load their profiles at 
> login anymore. Errors popped out regarding problems loading 
> insignificant files from their profiles, such as cookies, links to 
> recently opened files, Java cache files, etc.
> This caused Windows to open up a new temporary profile, making everyone 
> lose their settings. PANIC!!
> I now downgraded back to all 3.0.24-6etch4 packages, and things seem to 
> be working fine again.
> What's happening with Samba packages for Debian Etch?
> I saw a security announce yesterday by Steve Kemp, but it's a bit 
> confusing, for Etch it lists some 6etch6 packages and some 6etch7 others.
> Are the current packages broken?
> And... is there anyone officially working on more up-to-date Samba 
> packages for Debian Etch? Or will we have to live with 3.0.24 until the 
> next Debian stable upgrade?

We have exactly the same problem here.

Greets from hell,

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